Dec 09, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education, BSE (41-695) - English Option (E311) (4 Year Guide)

This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Semester Total: 16 Hours

Semester Total: 15 Hours

(Successfully complete MoGEA exam by end of this semester)

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Semester Total: 16 Hours

Semester Total: 18 Hours

During this semester take English content exam.

Senior Year - Spring Semester

*** The courses listed for this semester constitute the professional education (student teaching) block. The student should not take any other courses during this semester.

Semester Total: 12 Hours

(All non-student teaching coursework and tests must be successfully completed before this semester for enrollment in student teaching.)

Secondary Ed - English Option, BS in Ed. Degree - 120 hours

  • * UNIV 1400  is a free choice elective and is highly recommended for academic success. If UNIV 1400  is chosen, 1 less hour of free choice electives will be needed.
  • ** Students must complete 15 credit hours (5 classes) from five different areas. One course must be chosen from each of the five areas: Medieval or Renaissance Literature, 17th and 18th Century Literature, 19th Century Literature, 20th and 21st Century Literature, and Traditionally Underrepresented Literature. Within these hours, six hours must be of American Literature. See the Undergraduate Catalog for the choices that fulfill this requirement.
  • ## These courses must be taken concurrently.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • The Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) is an exam required of all Teacher Education students. Students must pass all areas of the MoGEA for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Students should take and successfully complete the MoGEA before completion of their sophomore year (60 earned hours). See your success advisor to discuss the classes needed to prepare for the exam.
  • Teacher Education candidates must take the appropriate Missouri Content Assessment (MoCA) for their certification area before they can student teach, and must pass it in order to be recommended for certification. Information and registration is available on the MEGA website:
  • See for statement and information (including application) on admission to teacher education. Full admission is required before enrollment in professional education classes and student teaching. The application for student teaching is due approximately one year in advance.